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Salted Caramel Brownies

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32 servings

Take your brownies up a notch with our Salted Caramel Brownies recipe. These Salted Caramel Brownies include roasted peanuts, gooey caramel and cayenne.

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  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Microwave chocolate and butter in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min. or until butter is melted. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Stir in pepper. Add sugar; mix well. Blend in eggs. Add flour; mix well. Stir in 1/2 cup nuts. Spread half the batter into 13x9-inch pan sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Microwave caramels and milk in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2-1/2 min., stirring after 1 min. Stir until caramels are completely melted and mixture is well blended; spread over brownie batter in pan. Cover with remaining brownie batter. (Some caramel sauce may peek through.) Sprinkle with remaining nuts.
  • Bake 25 to 30 min. or until top is firm to the touch. Cool.

Special Equipment Needed


It is important to add the ground red pepper right after you melt the chocolate. This ensures that the pepper is evenly distributed in the brownie batter.

Size Wise

One serving goes a long way on chocolate flavor and can hit the spot when you are looking for a sweet treat.

Easy Cleanup

Line pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Spray with cooking spray. Use foil handles to lift brownie from pan before cutting to serve.


  • 32 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 32 servings
Calories 180
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 90mg
Carbohydrate 22g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 17g
Protein 3g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the first time I made brownies from scratch (or not from a box), and it was much easier than... This is the first time I made brownies from scratch (or not from a box), and it was much easier than I thought it would be! I made these for a party and everyone raved about them. It was a little hard to spread the top layer over the caramel for me, so the caramel kinda blended into the top layer, but they still tasted good!
Date published: 2012-01-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Was not impressed with this brownie. Was not impressed with this brownie. The caramel mixture was very runny almost like water. It did not spread at all. Once the brownies came out of the oven I noticed that the caramel mixture sank to the bottom. The red pepper did give it a kick - I can take it or leave it. Not sure if I will try this again.
Date published: 2013-08-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I only added 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, and while the brownies tasted delicious, there was a definite... I only added 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, and while the brownies tasted delicious, there was a definite burning feeling in the throat after eating them.....NOT pleasant! I am now in the process of making a second batch WITHOUT the cayenne pepper....I do not think it is a necessary ingredient!
Date published: 2012-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from These were delicious! These were delicious! The cayenne pepper added an interesting kick. I had a lot of people try them...most were hesitant at first, but ended up really enjoying them! I've made them twice already and plan on making them again. Don't be scared to try them - you'll be surprised!
Date published: 2011-09-27
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I was not impressed. I was not impressed. The cayenne pepper gave the brownies a weird aftertaste. I personally don't like the mixture of the pepper and chocolate. I will make the recipe again, but not with the pepper!
Date published: 2012-11-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This recipe is so easy to make. This recipe is so easy to make. This is the first time, I heard of a brownies recipe calling for red pepper. The red pepper made the brownie more moist.
Date published: 2012-02-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from This was easy & good. This was easy & good. I just didn't find them salty.
Date published: 2013-09-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yum! Yum! These are a homemade moist brownie candy bar!
Date published: 2012-02-07
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